Souter Investments
is one of the UK’s leading family investment offices specialising in private equity



Vintage: June 2022

Sector: Legal and Business Services

Location: Global

Type: Acquisition

Souter Role: Co-investor

Souter Director: No

Status: Current

SI-UK is the leading international student recruitment company for UK higher education institutions.

The market leader in student placement and support to the UK market, SI-UK works closely with universities and higher education institutions to achieve their international student recruitment goals. The company assists students throughout the entire university application and selection process through a network of eighty offices across forty countries.

Founded in 2006, SI-UK represents almost two hundred universities and higher education institutions; the company has assisted over half a million students with applications to UK universities.

Souter invested alongside Averna Capital to partner with SI-UK’s founders and provide the company with capital for further growth, support for its continuing internationalisation, to develop its data & technology capabilities, and to build an institutional platform appropriate to its growing footprint.